Department of Health confirms funding for four PFI projects

Published on Monday, 11 April 2011 14:06
Posted by Scott Buckler

The Department of Health today confirmed continued financial support for four local authority social care PFI projects in England(April 11th)

The projects to receive PFI credits are based in Leeds, Hull, Sandwell and Hammersmith. They will all provide community social care and health facilities for vulnerable people.

 

The successful projects include a centre offering general, respite and dementia care for older people and those with learning or mental disabilities, along with a leisure centre giving priority to disabled adults.

Care Services Minister, Paul Burstow said:

"I'm pleased to be able to confirm funding for these four projects which all promise a fantastic boost to their local communities.

"These ambitious schemes include plans to build bridges between health and social care. This is key to developing services that fit around peoples lives and deliver personalised care and support.

 

Source: DH

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